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Olga Woltering, one of the five victims of the shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida (CNS)

Olga Woltering was on her way to a cruise with her husband to celebrate his birthday

A woman adjusts a candle among floral tributes near Munich's Olympia shopping centre where a shooting left nine people dead  (AP)

Francis asked the faithful in St Peter’s Square to pray that ‘the Lord might inspire in everyone intentions of goodness and fraternity’

Parishioners pray at a Mass dedicated to the slain and injured Dallas Police officers at the Cathedral Guadalupe in Dallas (AP)

Five Dallas police officers were killed by a gunman targeting police on July 7

A police officer directs traffic as the scene of the shootings is investigated (AP)

Bishop Robert Muench has released a statement following the killing of three police officers in the city

'Orlando' is spelled out in candles at a vigil in Atlanta (AP/David Goldman)

The shooting at a crowded nightclub left 49 people dead and many more injured

Hundreds of people bow their heads in prayer during a vigil for victims of the Orlando nightclub attack (Andres Leiva/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

We should recognise it as a homophobic killing and renew our commitment to upholding the rule of law

Holy Spirit Missionary Sister Veronika Terezia Rackova (CNS)

Holy Spirit Missionary Sister Veronika Terezia Rackova was shot while driving an ambulance

Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan pictured at a Bring Back Our Girls rally (CNS)

The attack took place as Cardinal John Onaiyekan was being driven through Edo state

People hug at a vigil after six people were killed in a random shooting in Kalamazoo (CNS)

Six people were killed and two others were injured by a gunman in the western Michigan city

Bangladeshi riot policewomen standing guard  in Dhaka (AP)

An Italian priest, Fr Piero Arolari, was shot at by three assailants as he cycled to church